History and culture of Ukraine

  1. Module Name: History and culture of Ukraine
  2. Module Code: ОНД.02
  3. Module Type: compulsory
  4. Semester: 2
  5. Module structure: the total number of academic hours – 120 (ECTS credits – 3); class hours – 40 (lectures – 20, seminars – 20)
  6. Lecturer: Olena V. Dudnyk – Candidate of Historical Sciences
  7. Education outcomes:

After the module studying a student is to:

know: essence of main problems in Ukraine’s history and Ukrainian people’s contemporary life; main principles and development stages of human community; origin of Ukrainian nation and its place in the mankind processes; social economic, political and cultural processes of Ukrainian people’s historical development; beginning and formation of Ukrainian state; formation process of independent Ukrainian state;

be able: to correlate, analyze, generalize and critically evaluate historical facts and persons’ activity; to evaluate events and people activity in the historical process adjusted for mankind values; to compare historical events, processes and stages (epochs); to know scientific periodization of Ukraine’s history; to find individually historical information on the defined topic, to work with original literature; to persist in his opinion of the definite problem using historical facts

  1. Teaching mode: classes
  2. Required compulsory prior and related modules: The History of Ukraine’s culture
  3. Module content:

The human and the oldest civilizations’ evolution on modern Ukrainian territory. State formation in the Eastern Slavs (6th -10th centuries). Kyivan Rus’ (10th – the first half of 12th century). Kyivan Rus’ principalities in 12th – the first half of 14th century. Ukrainian territory as a part of Lithuanian principality, Poland, Hungary and other countries (the second half of 14th – the first half of 16th century. Ukraine in the second half of 16th century – the first half of 17th century. Ukrainian National Revolution (1648-1676). Ukraine in the second half of 17th century. Ukraine in the political plans of Rich Pospolyta, the Ottoman Empire and Moscow State. Strengthening of the feudal serf and national oppression in Ukraine in 18th century. Elimination of Ukraine’s autonomous rights by the Russian Empire. Ukraine in the crisis period of feudal serfdom system and capitalism formation in the first half of 19th century. Serfdom abolition and capitalism development in Ukraine in the second half of 19th century. Ukraine at the beginning of 20th century (1900-1914). Ukraine in the Great War and February Revolution (1914 – February 1917). National Liberation Revolution and state formation in Ukraine (1917-1920). Ukraine during two World Wars. Socio-economic and political transformation in the Ukrainian SSR in the 20-30-s of 20th century. West-Ukrainian territory under the dominion of foreign states. Ukraine in the Second World War (1939-1945). USSR in 1945-1991: from totalitarianism to independence. Ukrainian state in the modern epoch (from the early 90’s to the present). Independent Ukraine and the Ukrainian Diaspora

  1. Literature to use:
  2. Бойко О. Д. Історія України: Посібник для студентів вищих навчальних закладів. – К.,1999. – 568 с.
  3. Борисенко В. Й. Курс української історії: З найдавніших часів до ХХ століття. – К., 1996. – 616 с.
  4. Верстюк В. Ф., Дзюба О. М., Репринцев В. Ф. Україна від найдавніших часів до сьогодення: Хронологічний довідник. – К., 1995. – 687с.
  5. Грушевський М.С. Історія України-Русі. – К., 1991-1997. – Т.І-Х.
  6. Forms and methods of instruction: lectures, seminars
  7. Evaluation methods and criteria:
  • The current control (80%): oral feedback, multiple tests, module test, individual research assignment
  • Final control (20%, examination): interview
  1. Language of instruction: Ukrainian

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